Never Steady, Never Still Poster

Release Date: June 22nd, 2018

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
After her husband's death, a woman who has Parkinson's disease does her best to remain independent.

Cast: Shirley Henderson, Théodore Pellerin, Mary Galloway, Nicholas Campbell, Jared Abrahamson, Jonathan Whitesell, Beverley Elliott, Lorne Cardinal

Director: Kathleen Hepburn

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Experimental Forest Films

Distributors: levelFILM

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  • It’s to Hepburn’s credit that Never Steady, Never Still avoids any of the histrionics or melodrama often associated with such stories. Instead, she offers keen-eyed, compassionate observation of the impact of illness that, while not shying away from its emotional toll, celebrates the strength and sanctuary a family can provide. show more

  • There are traces of early Ken Loach in Hepburn’s approach, but ultimately the filmmaker’s voice, with all its frankness and plain-spokenness, is her own. show more

  • The hardship of it is immediate, but it never feels forced or exploitative. Hepburn cares for her characters too much to force matters in such a way show more

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